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Jan 5, 2013 3:55pm EST
] >> tomorrow on "washington journal," the 113th congress of how president obama will cover in the year ahead. -- and how president obama will govern in the year ahead. how current members of congress are paid. the purpose of congressional service. our guest is daniel shumlin, with the sunlight foundation. -- daniel schuman, with the sunlight foundation. 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c- span. >> student cam video entries with your message to the president are now due. by friday, january 18. there's $50,000 in total prizes. for more details, go to >> the future of energy policy and u.s. independence. this is half an hour. >> our next session is on energy in 2013. we have three panelists. marvin odum, fred krupp and christine todd whitman. marvin odum, president of shell oil company. [applause] >> good to see everyone here. thank you for having us. where is energy demand going? i will use part of my time to do that. this is a story that is probably familiar to everyone in the room. the population from 7 billion today to 9 billion in the middle of the century, potentially doubling en
Jan 6, 2013 9:30pm EST
's not the fractures. i visited in washington, pennsylvania, 30 minutes south of pittsburgh, as part of president obama asked the secretary to appoint seven of us to chart a safe path towards us for shell and visitted a woman who was told by our commission who she had been forced to abandon her family farm because of the noxious emissions from the neighboring wells. her son, in order to continue to go to school was living with a neighbor. she was living out of her car. no one in this country should be forced to trade their health for cheap energy. the good news is that we are beginning to see states, mostly the states, begin to put the rules in place to protect communities and to protect the public health. that is critical to e.d.f.'s involvement in this issue. we are going to frack a lot of shell and other formations. it's just a fact of life. 90% of oil wells are being hydraulically fractured. we've got to get tough rules in place that protect folks. the last thing i would say on this is that there is another issue that in addition to these local impacts is very serious and hasn't been paid much atte
Jan 7, 2013 2:25am EST
elected. host: another piece from peggy noonan from the "new york post" drama obama, after the past week it seems obama doesn't really want to work well with the other side. bipartisanwant big victories. he wants his opponents in disarray fighting without and within and incapable. he wants them to be confused. guest: the fascinating thing about what happened in this latest compromise is how the president delegated joe biden to cut the adams. -- cut deals. president obama is a terrible negotiator. it is his way or the highway. he doesn't want to give anything. to jim's point about extremism the biggest problem the country faces is spending, not taxes. people pay tax. we need to deal with spending. the president has been irresponsible in dealing with the spending problem. he walked away from the bowles- simpson commission and hasn't put forward any ideas on how to handle entitles. host: you have been dealing with these last minute issues last year when the president and speaker boehner appeared close to an agreement that failed and for the first time in 60 years the senate was in session o
Jan 6, 2013 2:00am EST
the argument that president obama did not want to press the gun ownership lobby prior to the election. if you think it might have a positive effect on actually getting agreement from the united states. you mentioned other arms export countries. to what extent are countries like russia or china determine how effective a treaty is? >> a treaty that involves those countries will be dramatically more effective it. russia is a major arms exporter, as is the united states. we do want them in it. i think it is too early to say -- and analysis of u.s. domestic politics. last week it may have affected this. we had reached a point in july with the inclusion of ammunitions, which was a contentious point of the united states through article 6 regulating ammunition. the united states are not willing to go a long -- they are not necessarily opposing that. that is not necessarily a showstopper. there are things we have to do to improve the -- the text before us could be improved. removing some of the loopholes that could be argued with greater clarity on public reporting, prohibitive transfers, getting clea
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